Our talented team of bankers has the expertise to help you reach your personal and business goals. With a dedicated relationship manager committed to helping you finance your first home, acquire your own business, or grow your nonprofit, you can rest assured knowing you will have someone with you when it matters.
John helps fast growing, closely held, new or mature companies fund their growth with bank or SBA guaranteed loans. He also works with high net worth individuals on commercial real estate and business acquisition loans. John has worked in finance since 2007. Before joining Bank of San Francisco, he worked for Mechanics Bank and Stanford Federal Credit Union. He is a San Francisco resident and also serves on the Working Solutions Loan Committee and Urban Solutions Advisory Board. John holds a masterís degree in business administration and in Asia and Pacific studies from the University of San Francisco.
Lia brings nearly 20 years of experience working with a portfolio of high net worth clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. At Bank of San Francisco, she manages the banking needs of business, nonprofit and consumer clients, as well as deposits, sales and service. Also, she helps spearhead the bankís nonprofit initiative. Lia is a San Francisco native who now lives in the North Bay. With a passion for community service, she is an active member of the Elks Club of San Rafael and a board member for Lifehouse Agency.
Victorís banking career spans more than two decades. He has held senior level roles at various organizations including Union Bank, Fifth Third Bank, and Wells Fargo. Victor began his banking career at Home Savings of America while majoring in business management at University of California, Santa Cruz. Victor focuses on deposits and the overall client relationship. He has extensive experience with lawyers, legal, and nonprofit organizations. Victor is passionate about community involvement and is a Community Advisory Panel member at KQED. He has served on the Board of Directors for Berkeley Symphony and The Link to Children (TLC). He is also involved with prominent Latino legal aid organizations: San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association, California Rural Legal Assistance, and La Raza Centro Legal.
Lokesh is passionate about developing close-knit relationships with the Bay Areaís small and mid-sized businesses and assisting them with their banking needs, especially when it comes to SBA and other small business lending. Lokesh holds a bachelorís degree in quantitative economics from University of California, Irvine. Lokesh came to Bank of San Francisco with extensive experience in portfolio management, credit underwriting, and branch operations.
Sam has more than nine years of banking experience with a deep knowledge of consumer and business lending and banking operations. He is an expert on residential lending products offered to consumers and prides himself on educating clients to ensure they have the best product to meet their short-term and long-term needs. Sam takes pride in establishing and maintaining client relationships while personalizing every interaction. Sam holds a bachelorís degree in finance from St. Johnís University. Before joining Bank of San Francisco, Sam was a banking sales and service manager in New York.
Michael has more than a decade of experience working with San Francisco Bay Area banks, including: Citibank, Wells Fargo and Union Bank. Michael is known for fostering strong client relationships, effectively leading internal teams and optimizing business processes. Prior to joining Bank of San Francisco, Michael led a top-performing branch and held leadership positions at Union Bank. Michael holds two bachelorís degrees in business administration from the University of Arizona. He resides in Vallejo and enjoys amateur real estate investing.
Paul has more than nine years of banking experience, working with Wells Fargo and Citibank. At Bank of San Francisco, Paul specializes in dental and health care practice acquisition financing, including Commercial Real Estate financing. A native of Michigan, Paul studied economics and business at the University of Michigan before moving to California. He is a committed Giants and Warriors fan and loves to hike, and play golf and hockey.